How to Convert Windows 10 Chinese to English on Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air is built with a very narrow bezel design with 5.59 mm width. The overall screen to body ratio is up 80.1%, built beautifully to make it looks elegant. Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air comes in two versions: 13.3” and 12.5” with excellent display quality. Sadly, all of the released Mi Notebook Air be it 12.5” or 13.3” are all Windows 10 64bit Home Single Language Simplified Chinese Edition. If you know Chinese, it won’t be any trouble with it. otherwise, if you’re just like us who doesn’t really know about Chinese, you will need to read our tutorial about how to convert Windows 10 Chinese to English on Mi Notebook Air. Converting Windows 10 Chinese to English is a long description. Here, we have everything you need to know so that you have the Windows 10 64bit Home Single Language English Edition on your Mi Notebook Air.

How to Convert Your Mi Notebook Air's Windows 10 Chinese to English

Convert Windows 10 Chinese to English on Mi Notebook Air


Here in this tutorial, we will try to tell you how to convert Windows 10 Chinese to English legally. We know that you have paid for the license of the Windows 10 64bit Home Single Language Simplified Chinese Edition on your Mi Notebook Air, so we want you to use that licensed copy that you paid for, through this tutorial we will guide you step by step how to convert it. Based on theory that it should work, hopefully you can follow this tutorial.

This tutorial will work on both Mi Notebook Air 12.5” and 13.3”. Before we start the conversion, we need to ensure that you are ready with the following things needed to convert Windows 10 Chinese to English on Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air:

  1. 8GB USB Flash Drive
  2. Windows 10 Home Single Language Installer
  3. Your Original Product Key
  4. Mi Notebook Air Drivers
  5. Mi Tong Bu App
  6. 100% Charged Mi Notebook Air

Download all the drivers first so that we can continue to convert it and get you Windows 10 64 bit Single Language English Edition. Mi Tong Bu App is an app contains all your needed drivers. Download it first, then download Windows 10 Installer. After these are ready, install Windows 10 Installer on the PC and it will help you create a bootable Windows 10 USB Installer.


  • Firstly, you’ll ask about your readiness to install. This step will require a few minutes.
  • Now, you will see Microsoft Software License Terms. Click on Accept to continue.
  • There’s be a question “What do you want to do?” check ‘Create installation media for another PC’ then click ‘Next’
  • You will be asked to choose which media to use, now click on ‘USB flash drive’, then click ‘Next’.
  • Here, you’ll see a prompt to select language, architecture, and edition. For Language, choose English (United States), then for Edition choose Windows 10 Home Single Language, and the last is Architecture is 64-bit (x64). Then click ‘Next’ to continue.
  • You PC will start downloading Windows 10. Wait until the progress is full then click ‘Next’.

Now, after the progress is finished, it is time to extract your Product Key from your Mi Notebook Air. Click the Window Key, type in CMD then point your mouse to the CMD icon and right click, select the first option meaning Run as Administrator then type this into your command prompt to extract the product key.
wmic path SoftwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey

after that, keep that product code properly, and then for the next step is to go to Bios Setting.

  • Continue with the next step, that is pressing F2 when you turn on the Laptop. And then click the Boot. 
  • You will see three option on the screen: Boot Type, USB Boot and Boot Devices Order. Click on Boot Devices Order.
  • Drag up to load the Flash Drive First.
  • Press F10 and save settings.
  • After the steps above, your Mi Notebook Air will now boot to the Flash Drive and load Windows 10 Installer.
  • When it is ready, click Install Now.
  • When ‘Activate Windows’ screen appear. Select I don’t have product key.
  • You will see “Select the operating system you want to install. Choose Windows 10 Home Single Language.
  • Now, you will see Applicable notices and license terms. Check the “I agree” then click “Next.”
  • You will be asked about which type of installation do you want. Click on Customize, then choose where do you want to install Windows.
  • Click on the drive with the biggest storage and click format for clean installation.
  • You will be asked to confirm about your action that will erase all data stored on the partition you chose click OK to continue.
  • Choose the partition to install the Windows, then click Next. Now it should be Installing Windows.
  •  Continue with “Let’s get connected” where you need to pick a network and go online to finish setting up the device.
  • You will see “Get going fast” on the screen. click on Use Express settings.
  • “Make it yours” will be on the screen now. Enter your email or phone number, then type in the password as well.
  • Continue with “create an account for this PC”
  • You will see “Meet Cortana” on the screen now. Click on “Use Cortana”
  • Now your screen will say “Getting things ready, please don’t turn off your PC.”
  • Finally, it is ready for you to start. Right click on the screen and then click Personalize.
  • Now, click on Activate Windows now and enter your product key.
  • Now, you will receive error on this one. try to contact Microsoft and the agent will tell you what you need.


You will need to purchase/upgrade to a Windows 10 Home license. Pay some more to be able to activate the Windows 10 Home Edition, otherwise your Mi Notebook Air useless unless you install any free OS on it.

Before you purchased Windows 10, you can still continue to use your Mi Notebook Air at the moment but you’ll find many restrictions. You can also but the Home Single Language English to make it cheaper. After that, install all the drivers that you have downloaded including the Mi Tong Bu App. Here is the last step to let the Mi Logo appear again bellows the Windows 10 Icon.

  1. Download OEM Configurator. 
  2. Encode information on the screen. the Mi Logo is inside the OEM Configuration Zip File.
  3. You will now see the Mi Logo below the Windows 10. That is your final product after long changes.
  4. For the last additional step, you can opt to restore the default wallpaper of the Mi Notebook Air.
Source: en.miui.com


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